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L'altro inferno (1981)

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Nuns become possessed by the Devil and lust after the abbot!

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Bruno Mattei (as Stefan Oblowsky)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Franca Stoppi ... Mother Vincenza
Carlo De Mejo ... Father Valerio
Francesca Carmeno ... Elisa
Susan Forget Susan Forget ... Sister Rosaria
Franco Garofalo ... Boris (as Frank Garfeeld)
Paola Montenero ... Sister Assunta
Ornella Picozzi Ornella Picozzi ... Catatonic Nun (as Sandy Samuel)
Andrea Aureli ... Father Inardo (as Andrew Ray)
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Storyline

A priest investagates paranormal activity at a nuns' convent where a deep, dark secret is about to resurface in the guise of murder! Could the devil be behind this, or is that just what Mother Superior wants everyone to believe? Written by Humberto Amador

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What happens when nuns become possessed by the devil? See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guardian of Hell See more »

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Production Co:

Cinemec Produzione See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (LV Luciano Vittori)
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Trivia

According to director Bruno Mattei, the convent the movie was shot in (the "Convento di Santa Priscilla" in Rome) was back then owned by FIAT, but belongs now to the Secret Service. See more »

Quotes

Mother Vincenza: The genitals are the door to evil! The vagina, the uterus, the womb; the labyrinth that leads to hell; the devil's tools!
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Alternate Versions

UK cinema and video versions were cut by 19 secs by the BBFC to edit a scene of a woman removing a dead nun's genitals and a closeup of a knife being twisted into a stab wound. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Cascate di Viridiana
Written by Massimo Morante (as Morante), Claudio Simonetti (as Simonetti), Fabio Pignatelli (as Pignatelli), Agostino Marangolo (as Marangolo)
Based on LP "Il Fantastico viaggio del bagarozzo Mark"
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Very entertaining Italian nunsploitation flick.
24 November 2004 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

A priest is sent to investigate an outbreak of apparent demonic possession at convent.There is certainly something dark and sinister at work there,but is it really Satan or maybe has it something to do with the Mother Superior's gloomy secrets?"The Other Hell" by Bruno Mattei is an atypical Italian nunsploitation flick.There is absolutely no sex or nudity,still there is a little bit of gore.The film offers some rather tasteless moments like genital mutilation or blood-vomiting nuns.The acting is terrible and the dialogue is stupid,but the film is fast-paced and surprisingly entertaining.So if you like Italian horror films give this one a look.My rating:7 out of 10 and that's being very generous.


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